Upcoming Event – 2010 RBC Bank Buddy Walk
The 2010 RBC Bank Buddy Walk, presented by the Down Syndrome Association of Charlotte, will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 2-6 p.m. The walk will be held at Freedom Park in the amphitheater area (1900 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203). Registration ($10) starts at 2 p.m. and the Buddy Walk will begin at 4 p.m.
The event is part of over 100 walks taking place across the country, in honor and support of people with Down syndrome and their families. The Buddy Walk was started by the National Down Syndrome Society and has grown from 17 walks in 1995 to over 225 of walks worldwide today. More than 100,000 people participated across the world last year.
The Down Syndrome Association of Charlotte is a non-profit, family support organization.The goal of the DSAC and it’s families is to enable individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential and become respected members of their community. The DSAC’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for all individuals with Down syndrome by providing information and support to families, professionals and the community through educational and social activities.
For registration and complete event details visit www.dsac.kintera.org/buddywalk.